Five Buck Slow Cooked Family Meal for FIVE

Think you can’t cook a nice meal for a family of 5 with 5 bucks? Take the $5 Slow Food Challenge and make homemade whole wheat pasta with chicken and spinach. Oh yeah! Continue reading

Cream Puff Kids – A Delightful Vintage Mini Cream Puff Recipe – Skill Level EASY

Mini Cream Puffs filled with whipped cream Photo by Leslie Macchiarella

It’s time to party with kids and cream puffs. It’s fun, it’s easy, it brings a lovely vintage recipe back to life…and, best of all, it brings the family together for some yummie baking time. Continue reading

Marco Polo Cake

An Italian caramelized profiterole cake made with 100 petite choux pastry puffs filled with sweet mascarpone, ricotta and whipped cream. Each cream-filled puff is dipped in homemade caramel sauce then stacked into a magnificent hollow dome, drizzled with candied caramel sauce and swirled with strands of angel hair caramel. Continue reading

San Francisco Blueberry Cake

Blueberry Cake

An elegant San Francisco Blueberry Cake loaded to the brim with fresh local blueberries, drizzled with a classic Creme Anglaise (vanilla custard) Sauce and dolloped with sweetened whipped cream. The perfect elegant travel dessert when you’re bringing the cake! Continue reading